Join the Walla Walla public library for the next in their Big Idea Talks series: Public Art Practices: New Possibilities for Engaged Placemaking in Walla Walla. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau conversations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate programs throughout the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the state with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations this week. Other Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate readings add to the statewide offerings.
Historian William Woodward explores baseball’s hold on the American popular imagination during his talk Coming Home: Baseball’s America in Longview May 2. An abundance of Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions round out a busy calender of events for the next two weeks.
Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch will lead the conversation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the Lower Columbia College. Other talks around the state tackle issues from technology to modern-day slavery.
The Asotin County Library celebrates the opening of Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression the evening of Jan. 18. Meanwhile, Speakers Bureau’s presenters offer conversations throughout the west side of the state.
Other events on Humanities Washington’s much-lighter-than-usual schedule deal with historical fiction, sweet treats and poetry.
Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including conversations on creating music, fire ecology, Westerns, human trafficking and Native Americans in film. Plus, Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken continues to storm the state with readings and workshops.